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Front Porch On Center Ave

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108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055
(615) 441-0006
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Dickson, Tennessee
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my first visit, I was surprised by the variety and the reasonable prices. There was a "blue plate" special, several wraps and sandwiches (including a hamburger) plus a number of salads. There were 5 in our party and each ordered something different. No one was disappointed! And several took home leftovers because each meal had so much good food... More 

Thank JLP55
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299 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Visited here for a Friday lunch with friends before our 'antiquing' day in downtown Dickson. Two ordered the 'special' (and said they would be embarrased to serve this) and two of us the 'salad sampler'. Being gluten free, I asked for chips instead of crackers to go with the salads and was charged $1 for a bowl (not a bag)... More 

Thank PamC54
Dickson, Tennessee
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

After church you can always count on the Front Porch for a good experience. Food is good, service is always good and they accommodate you as much as possible even when they have to open a little early for guests....The Cranberry Salad is my favorite.

Thank Maggiemae37055
Shreveport, Louisiana
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I would have liked to have ordered from a menu but on Sunday's they only give you two choices due to shortened operating hours. The choices were excellent though. Big crowd of church goers, but the service was fast. Blackberry cobbler was super yummy.

Thank Susan J
Franklin, Tennessee
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134 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

The Tennessean newspaper did an article about this restaurant last year which interested me. I made a mental note to try the restaurant because of the "clean/green eating" concepts to which the new owner/chef subscribed. Jamie Protich, owner and chef has an impressive resume touting stints with Nashville restaurants such as The Mad Platter, Sunset Grill and Cabana. So, my... More 

Thank Kim T
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

The service was VERY slow, the selection was VERY limited, the quality was poor, and the atmosphere was - well, non-existant.

Thank Terry T
Dyersburg, Tennessee
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident while looking for something else. The exterior is cute as a bug, and at 11:45 AM on a Sunday, the parking lot was filling fast, which seemed to be the theme of the day! We were lucky to be seated without a wait since there were few tables left. Most diners appeared to be... More 

1 Thank JannS8
Columbia, Tennessee
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This was our first visit to the Front Porch on Center Ave restaurant in Dickson, TN. We were impressed with the quaint style of the decor. The service was excellent, and our server was efficient and friendly. She was very helpful in aiding us in our making a decision as to what to order as all the choices sounded delicious.... More 

1 Thank EileenC2012
Brunswick, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We were a party of two for lunch. Very pleasant atmosphere. Friendly greeting and service. The plate lunch special was delicious salmon and veggies. The piping hot rolls were to die for. My companion had the featured burger of the day. We were extremely pleased and look forward to our next visit.

Thank Que2013
Dickson, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have eaten lunch there many times and never had a bad meal, but I really love their Friday night meals. There is always something for everyone. Everyone who works there goes out of their way to be friendly and make you feel comfortable.

1 Thank Pam S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Center Ave, Dickson, TN 37055
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: (615) 441-0006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?